Download PDF by Colleen Doody: Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism

By Colleen Doody

ISBN-10: 0252037278

ISBN-13: 9780252037276

ISBN-10: 0252083105

ISBN-13: 9780252083105

Detroit's chilly War locates the roots of yank conservatism in a urban that was once a nexus of work and in postwar the United States. Drawing on meticulous archival learn concentrating on Detroit, Colleen Doody exhibits how clash over enterprise values and competition to exertions, anticommunism, racial animosity, and faith ended in the advance of a conservative ethos within the aftermath of global battle II.


Using Detroit--with its huge inhabitants of African-American and Catholic immigrant employees, robust union presence, and starkly segregated city landscape--as a case examine, Doody articulates a nuanced figuring out of anticommunism throughout the crimson Scare. taking a look past nationwide politics, she makes a speciality of key debates taking place on the neighborhood point between a large choice of universal voters. In analyzing this city's social and political cloth, Doody illustrates that family anticommunism was once a cohesive, multifaceted ideology that arose much less from Soviet ideological incursion than from tensions in the American public.

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